The Confianza Way

Family & Student Engagement

  • English Language Learners: 5 Myths and 3 Tips

    by Maria Lee, Confinaza Contributor, who has been an English Language Learner (ELL) teacher with students and teachers from Kindergarten to 8th grade. In my role as an English Language Learning teacher I have worked with various grade levels of classroom teachers and support staff in helping Eng... View Post
  • Strong Connections Built on Confianza Between Home & School for English Learners

    by Sarah Ottow “This student doesn’t have any support at home.”  “ELL parents just simply don’t come to school.” “If only the family would just get involved, the student would do better in school.” Many educators tell us how much family engagement matters and, in many cases, exasperated in terms... View Post
  • Developing Empathy for your English Language Learners

    by Kerry Shelke Empathy….some of use have a lot, some of us have a little, but all of us experience it at some point in life. As educators we often get caught up in the day-to-day tasks at hand and depending on our demographic, subject(s) taught and age levels, empathy sometimes goes by the waysi... View Post